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Dungog Shire

Value added

In Dungog Shire, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing most productive industry, generating $79 million in 2022/23.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Dungog Shire. It shows how productive each industry sector is at increasing the value of its inputs. It is a more refined measure of the productivity of an industry sector than output (total gross revenue), as some industries have high levels of output but require large amounts of input expenditure to achieve that.

By comparing the value added of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Dungog Shire’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To see what contribution each industry makes to the state or region, see the Industry sector analysissection. To understand the value of a worker in each industry, view this dataset in conjunction with Worker productivity data, and to see the relationship of value added to the total size of the economy, go to the Gross Regional Product section.

Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Value added by industry sector
Dungog Shire2022/232017/18Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2017/18 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing79.026.72.571.227.42.4+7.8
Mining8.72.95.15.01.96.6+3.7
Manufacturing4.71.66.26.12.46.8-1.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services8.42.92.08.73.42.2-0.3
Construction44.615.18.139.215.18.9+5.4
Wholesale Trade4.91.64.85.42.15.2-0.6
Retail Trade14.75.05.113.25.15.1+1.5
Accommodation and Food Services10.23.53.17.02.72.9+3.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing12.34.26.011.14.36.2+1.1
Information Media and Telecommunications004.40.20.13.3-0.2
Financial and Insurance Services3.81.311.33.31.311.3+0.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8.52.94.17.42.84.4+1.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services16.25.510.515.96.19.5+0.3
Administrative and Support Services11.13.84.99.73.74.6+1.4
Public Administration and Safety11.84.05.210.23.94.9+1.6
Education and Training27.99.45.623.18.95.6+4.8
Health Care and Social Assistance21.37.28.615.25.97.3+6.1
Arts and Recreation Services1.90.60.81.10.40.9+0.8
Other Services5.71.91.66.42.52.0-0.7
Total industries295.6100.0100.0259.7100.0100.0+35.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures. Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the valued added by industry sectors in Dungog Shire in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (79 million or 26.7%)
  • Construction (45 million or 15.1%)
  • Education and Training (28 million or 9.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 151 million in total or 51.3% of the total value added by industry in the Dungog Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 2.5% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 8.1% in Construction and 5.6% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the value added by industries of Dungog Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (26.7% compared to 2.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (1.3% compared to 11.3%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (15.1% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.5% compared to 10.5%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Dungog Shire $increased by 36 million between 2017/18 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2017/18 and 2022/23 in Dungog Shire were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$8 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$6 million)
  • Construction (+$5 million)
  • Education and Training (+$5 million)

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